Richard Hughes 

Chief Financial Officer

Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes (CFO) has significant experience developing and strengthening UK SMEs and internationally quoted groups. He has particular strengths in driving commercial and operational change, scale-up, raising finance, corporate governance, systems integration and cost management within a broad range of business sectors, including marketing services & events, publishing, ecommerce, manufacturing and environmental sustainability.

As CFO – then MD – of a quoted international group, Richard oversaw a 14-fold revenue expansion within 3 years through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. He later acquired, restructured, then sold his print and digital publishing business before becoming a portfolio CFO and NED to a range of businesses.

Richard is an active governor at a leading girl’s school in Surrey, and whilst trying to keep on top of his garden, takes great pleasure enjoying the contents of his wine cellar.